Monday, September 5, 2011

Wordlist - 154

APPREHENSIBLE adj. Capable of being conceived.
CONVEX adj. Curving like the segment of the globe or of the surface of a circle.
DIVINITY n. The quality or character of being godlike.
INJUNCTION n. Mandate.
MOTLEY adj. Composed of heterogeneous or inharmonious elements.
PHONIC adj. Pertaining to the nature of sound.
RETCH v. To make an effort to vomit.
SPRIGHTLY adj. Vivacious.
APPROBATION n. Sanction.
CONVEYANCE n. That by which anything is transported.
DIVISIBLE adj. Capable of being separated into parts.
INKLING n. A hint.
MOTTO n. An expressive word or pithy sentence enunciating some guiding rule of life, or faith.
PHONOGRAM n. A graphic character symbolizing an articulate sound.
RETENTION n. The keeping of a thing within one's power or possession.
SPURIOUS adj. Not genuine.
APPROPRIATE adj. Suitable for the purpose and circumstances.
CONVIVIAL adj. Devoted to feasting, or to good-fellowship in eating or drinking.
DIVISOR n. That by which a number or quantity is divided.
INLAND adj. Remote from the sea.
MOUNTAINEER n. One who travels among or climbs mountains for pleasure or exercise.
PHONOLOGY n. The science of human vocal sounds.
RETICENCE n. The quality of habitually keeping silent or being reserved in utterance.
SQUABBLE v. To quarrel.
AQUEDUCT n. A water-conduit, particularly one for supplying a community from a distance.
CONVOLUTION n. A winding motion.

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